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Parkes Observatory added to National Heritage List. Throsby Jnr forced to model at Parkes Observatory in 1990. The most famous ...Nothing found

Century-old Gregson Park Fig Saved

Arborists hope to save a historic 100-year-old Port Jackson fig tree in Gregson Park that was facing the chop. Councillor Carol ...Nothing found

Mawson’s Huts Foundation: Save Aurora Australis

The Mawson’s Huts Foundation (MHF) has joined the Aurora Australis Foundation’s (AAF) effort to save the vessel Aurora Australis. Former Antarctic ice-breaker ...Nothing found

Marine Rescue no longer Unmoored

Marine Rescue will be based on the Stockton foreshore, after five years without a permanent command site. New Marine Rescue boat soon ...Nothing found

Heritage Building Becomes Rathmines Theatre

An upgrade of the historic Rathmines building to a new theatre is complete. Lake Macquarie Mayor Cr Kay Fraser was joined by Member ...Nothing found

Digitisation of Historic Air Force Documents

The Australian public will soon be able to access a trove of significant Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) documents, many of which have been locked ...Nothing found

Encapsulated in Virtual Time

Locals can contribute to a snapshot of Singleton’s COVID-19 experience for the future. Singleton residents and businesses can inform future historians about COVID-19 and ...Nothing found

NSFA Gets Emergency Funding

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will receive an additional $5.5 million to support digitisation of at risk audio and video in ...Nothing found

Green Ban on Powerhouse Demolitions

The CFMEU NSW has placed a Green Ban on the demolition of the Willow Grove and St Georges Terraces buildings in Parramatta, earmarked for destruction ...Nothing found

New: Frank Hurley Photography Award

A new international photography award is named after Frank Hurley, the pioneer of Australian Antarctic photography. The Frank Hurley Photography Awards prizes total over ...Nothing found

First HDT HT Monaro for Auction

Update ~ 28 June The 1969 HT Monaro 57D race car fetched three quarters of a million at auction, selling to an Australian enthusiast. ...Nothing found

Under Southern Skies

Under Southern Skies - The most comprehensive look at navigating the oceans that surround Australia. Kulba Yadail (Old Lyrics) by Billy Missi. ...Nothing found

City Heritage More Inclusive of First Inhabitants

An updated version of The City of Newcastle Heritage Strategy has put more emphasis on  original inhabitants: the Awabakal and Worimi people. ...Nothing found

Future of Gregson Park Hamilton

Situated in the heart of Hamilton, the 131-year-old Gregson Park is getting a masterplan process that includes community-wide engagement. Gregson Park view ...Nothing found

Rathmines Heritage Centre

Lake Macquarie City Council calls for expressions of interest and volunteer applications to work on Rathmines Theatre. Contractors skilled in front-of-house duties, ...Nothing found

Watch on Friday if Sunday Too Far Away

NFSA Presents Online Screening of Sunday Too Far Away. Enjoy a free, online screening of iconic Australian film Sunday Too Far Away ...Nothing found

Council Acts on Newcastle Ocean Baths

Repairs and upgrades to Newcastle Ocean Baths start early next year. The 1920s-era facility’s swimming pools, promenades and pump house are in the first ...Nothing found

Singleton Historical Museum New Look

Singleton Historical Museum unveils $691,000 upgrade as it reopens to visitors this weekend. The museum has a new exposed steel truss roof to help ...Nothing found

Introducing ‘Mount Brook’?

The Geographical Names Board is seeking community feedback on a proposal by a community member to name a mountain in the suburb of Upper Rouchel ...Nothing found

West Wallsend’s Future

A heritage trail guides visitors through West Wallsend’s rich history, cycleways link to nearby networks, and trees line streets, coming to the town we fondly ...Nothing found

Remembering First Nations Servicemen

In National Reconciliation Week, all Australians must learn a little about Australia’s shared history, cultures, and achievements. We should explore how we each can ...Nothing found

Another Record Score for Baggy Greens

Original ‘Baggy Greens’ from Bradman’s Invincible on Auction. Two original game-worn ‘Invincibles’ Baggy Green cricket caps are could break records this Sunday ...Nothing found

Ocean Baths Funding Boost

Newcastle Ocean Baths restoration to receive $9.5 million from sale of local buildings. Newcastle Ocean Baths will get $9.5 million towards restoration ...Nothing found

Unseen Vision of Tassie Tiger

Rediscovered Vision of Extinct Tasmanian Tiger Released by NFSA. A 21-second newsreel clip featuring the last known images of the extinct thylacine, ...Nothing found

Bondi Pavilion Green Ban Lifted

The NSW CFMEU1 will remove a “Green Ban” on development of the Bondi Pavilion. The union ban - since 2016 – was lifted after ...Nothing found

Saviour of Cities No Union Thug

Our cities owe much of their surviving heritage to Jack Mundey. By James Lesh, University of Melbourne. Jack Mundey, who ...Nothing found

Where This Path Leads…

Path leading to the past unearthed in Lake Macquarie. Stone pathway uncovered near Queen Street Argenton during pathway construction. History has ...Nothing found

NFSA Free Online Screening of Restored Storm Boy

The National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) presents a free online screening of Storm Boy. ‘Wild things ...Nothing found

Never Forget the Battle of the Coal Sea

Australians must never forget one of the most significant and crucial battles in their history, the Battle of the Coral Sea, that ended attempts by ...Nothing found

Cook’s 1770 voyage – 250 years on

The 250thanniversary of Cook’s landing in Kamay (Botany Bay) on April 29 will be marked by the Australian National Maritime Museum’s Encounters 2020 ...Nothing found

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